Taciturn Definition

Habitually untalkative.
American Heritage
Almost always silent; not liking to talk; uncommunicative.
Webster's New World
Characterized by reserve or a lack of expression.
American Heritage

Origin of Taciturn

  • French taciturne from Old French from Latin taciturnus from tacitus silent tacit

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French taciturne or Latin taciturnus, from tacitus (“secret, tacit").

    From Wiktionary

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